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 (ĭ-mûr′zhən, -shən)
The act of emerging; emergence.

[From Latin ēmersus, past participle of ēmergere, to emerge; see emerge.]
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1. the act or an instance of emerging
2. (Astronomy) astronomy Also called: egress the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse or occultation
[C17: from Latin ēmersus, from ēmergere; see emerge]
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(ɪˈmɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

the act of emerging; emergence.
[1625–35; < Latin ēmers(us) (past participle of ēmergere to emerge) + -ion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emersion - (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
reappearance - the event of something appearing again; "the reappearance of Halley's comet"
eclipse, occultation - one celestial body obscures another
ingress, immersion - (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to an eclipse
2.emersion - the act of emerging
appearance - the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
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There are 129 spots for emersion in the city and the city police is all geared up for adequate security arrangements during the festivities.
So, should they wish to jog to the loch and refresh themselves with a dip, meaning full emersion, into the water then we arrange this for them.
Emersion in cold water also increases the heart rate, makes breathing more difficult and causes muscles to tire, dramatically impacting on one's ability to swim.
The eastern Arabian Peninsula has been subject to important coastal changes, with water emersion covering huge areas and causing important population migration.
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A platform to facilitate the baptisms was erected canalside; unfortunately overloading caused the construction to slip forward, spilling participants and minister in for a premature emersion.
Combined with a carefully balanced media size, precise calculated angle of emersion in the media and cycle time, they were able to produce a Ra 0.02[micro]m surface smoothness in a surprisingly short time.